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FTAI Senior Accountant

New York

Permanent Capital Vehicles, Private Equity

Ref#: 2283

Date published: 11-Mar-2019

About Fortress

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a leading, highly diversified global investment manager with approximately $42.1 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2018. Founded in 1998, Fortress manages assets on behalf of over 1,750 institutional clients and private investors worldwide across a range of credit and real estate, private equity and permanent capital investment strategies. Investment performance is our cornerstone - we strive to generate strong risk adjusted returns for our investors over the long term. For additional information on Fortress, please visit www.fortress.com.


About Fortress Transportation & Infrastructure LLC

Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure LLC (NYSE : “FTAI” or the “Company”) is a Limited Liability Company in the FIG Private Equity business which focuses on purchasing assets that are essential to the transport of goods and people globally.  FTAI’s strategy is to acquire assets and lease them to major operators of transportation and infrastructure networks.  The fund will also focus on equity investments, acquisitions, and other investment opportunities. FTAI will invest across all sectors (aviation, energy, intermodal transport and rail.) and asset types with the goal of generating total returns of 15% to 25% using reasonable leverage.  FTAI went public on the New York Stock Exchange and raised total proceeds of over $350 million with additional offerings over the last couple of years.   The Company will seek additional follow-on equity offerings or long term financings to fund the Company’s growth strategy.  The Company’s long-term plan is to grow the portfolio significantly over the coming years.


About The Position

Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly operating company level financials 
  • Quarterly reporting packages
  • Management reporting package for each quarters 10-K and 10-Q 
  • Record monthly G/L journal entries 
  • Improve processes and reporting packages; develop controls
  • Work collaboratively with FP&A to provide operating details, management reporting and forecast
  • Work directly with the auditors to support quarterly and annual financial statement and preparer subsidiary stand-alone

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accountancy, CPA is preferred
  • 2-4 years of accounting experience at a top accounting firm, with strong operating company/GAAP experience 
  • Experience in close and reporting environment with G/L responsibilities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, independent, deadline driven environment 
  • Ability to learn and understand functions quickly
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to interact with Senior Management

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Fortress Investment Group LLC collectively with its subsidiaries and operating affiliates is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.